Accident British Aerospace BAe-748-329 Srs. 2A LFD EL-AIH,
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Date:Saturday 16 April 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
British Aerospace BAe-748-329 Srs. 2A LFD
Owner/operator:Air Liberia
Registration: EL-AIH
MSN: 1755
Year of manufacture:1978
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:4 km SE of Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) -   Sudan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The no. 2 engine failed during climbout, forcing a return to the airport. While on base leg, the aircraft lost altitude and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: High Pressure fuel pump quillshaft broke due to pump seizure. The remaining engine produced not enough power because the fuel datum trimmer wasn't reset in accordance with the flight manual.


Anchorage Daily News - Apr 17, 1983
ICAO Summary 1987-1


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